of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >> some students in montgomery have no homework. the principal decided to trade in the worksheets for more time with books. it is one way of evening learning that has not been tried in any local school system. last year students at gaithersburg elementary found out they had no more homework. she was not completely off the hook. instead, reading became the norm. the principal says her staff town home where did not connect well with the curriculum and even took an emotional toll on the students. >> students were disappointed with the work they did or did not have it. >> with district support, she made a bold move of substituting a nightly readings for homework in all grade levels. >> in not you -- the time he is been reading amounts to success. >> students say they get through up to seven books a week. they do have a sign reading but they can read whatever they like outside the classroom.